A lot more than Usher, it seems.
That elimination was genuinely surprising. Oh well, good-bye Cole.
Welcome to the semifinals!
Kelly Clarkson appeared on this very Christmas-y episode.
Twelve performances is a lot for six people. It seemed tough on all of them, even the judges.
How about that Starbucks chorus, right?
This is a great top eight, perhaps the best ever on this show.
Congrats, Adam Levine. You are sexy.
Blake really is a better coach than all the others.
America got to choose who got saved last night.
We were down to the top twelve on last night's episode.
Josh Logan is one of the few performers that sounds like he could eventually be a professional singer.
And so begins this season's live show portion.
One face off last night was so boring, we got up and made some coffee.
So often, when contestants on The Voice pick their own songs, they can't actually sing them.
There wasn't a single battle that stood out on last night's episode.
East Coast hipster versus West Coast hipster.
Cher is too good to sing on this show.
Although Cher was obviously the best guest judge, Ed Sheeran really gave her a run for her money.
The teams have been assembled.
The blind auditions continue.
It must be hard to be employed as your sister's personal assistant.
Someone has a new neck tattoo!
Season four comes to an end.
One more episode, everyone.
We're down to the top three after last night's episode.
We are down to the top five, my friends, and what a top five they are!
They should sing more Madonna on this show.
The Swon Brothers were joined by a ragtag group of cancan dancers.
Why does America hate originality and talent?
Blake Shelton sang a Run DMC–style rap to start the show. It was extremely slow.
What an upset!
We're down to the top ten, everyone.
Adam Levine, on a rug, singing the Cure.
We're down to the top twelve singers.
Shakira and Usher took their responsibilities very seriously.
Part two of the live playoffs, with a fantastic performance by Blake Shelton and Shakira.
The live rounds are finally here. And there are training montages.
Gavin DeGraw proves one contestant's downfall.
Way to make a Lady Antebellum song catchy, The Voice.
A genuinely exciting episode of The Voice.
Exactly nothing noteworthy happened in last night's battle round episode.
The battle rounds have arrived, and what a relief.
Holy cow, it's the last day of blind auditions.
Usher should arrive on a motorcycle at the beginning of every episode.
We carry on with part four of the blind auditions.
Why have the judges been wearing the same outfits for so long?
Night two of blind auditions was far less intense than night one.
Let's commence with Vulture's first Voice recap, shall we?
We have your Cee Los, your Sharon Osbournes, and your Simon Cowells, right here.
Yes, even TV executives get it right sometimes (except when they don't).
And bringing back its original lineup this fall, too.
Parenthood is also moving.
Some signs of hope, but still so many problems.
Never forget the fun we had during the blind auditions.